February 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Anna Fárová (1928-2010)

Anna Fárová died on Saturday. She was the most important Czech curator, historian, critic and promoter of photography. She produced books on Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson and other photographers in Czechoslovakia in the 1950s. They were among the first monographs on these artists anywhere in the world. In 1961, she met the 23 year-old Josef Koudelka at his first exhibition and encouraged him in his work. She became…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 28, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Yet to Come III

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 28, 2010 at 3:19am — No Comments

Brooklyn Movie Posters 30

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 22, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

My Brother Teaching Me How to Drive

This photograph was made by our father, Robert S. Alexander. It won a prize and was published in The State…
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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 19, 2010 at 3:13am — 4 Comments

Eddie Constantine

Eddie Constantine was an American-born actor who was in dozens of films in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. He was the tough guy who was always suave, insouciant and laughing. He was fluent in French, Italian and German and remained cool to the very end.

He never took his acting seriously which he reserved for his singing.…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 16, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

Beat Movie Posters II

This is the poster for the movie that was in production when Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie made their film originally titled The Beat Generation. In fact, the first prints of the film have that title. But the production company threatened to sue so they changed the title to Pull My…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 13, 2010 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Our Logo

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 12, 2010 at 9:58am — No Comments

Marriages Gone Wrong III

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 11, 2010 at 12:59am — No Comments

Soviet Traffic Safety Posters V

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 10, 2010 at 1:41am — No Comments

Around 'Looking In' - Two Radio Spots

Jason Eskenazi is an excellent photographer who took a day job for a couple of years as a guard at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. That is him above. He was interviewed for Studio 360 on the radio. He spoke about being a guard for the 'Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans' exhibition at the museum. You can listen to it below and read about it…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 8, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Gertie, the Gentle Dinosaur

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 6, 2010 at 11:37am — No Comments

Groundhog Day and Year One

It was one year ago today that Stuarto began on its wild adventure. Punxsutawney Phil could certainly not predict that. Bill and Phil are back again today along with the members of the Inner Circle (below) to celebrate this great occasion.…

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Added by Stuart Alexander on February 2, 2010 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Somewhere in England, c. 1944

This is my dad relaxing on a day off from studying map making with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the war. He was about 21. If he lived long enough he would be 87 today.

Added by Stuart Alexander on February 1, 2010 at 11:04pm — 3 Comments

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